All posts tagged with: Blogging Intern 2014

Is It Controversial? Federal States in Nepal

Publicado 18 de noviembre de 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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Frankly speaking, I don’t like politics very much. However, being a youth and a responsible citizen of the nation, I listen to political news and discussions to understand the political situation of the country. Unfortunately, Nepal is presently facing severe political instability despite the fact that there should have been political stability in this phase, as we held the second election for drafting our constitution by 22 January 2015. The first constitutional assembly was not...


Where do you stand?

Publicado 17 de noviembre de 2014 Avatar Christopher Onoka

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Many are cognizant of the fact that the battle for equal treatment of the sexes has still not been won. But now I ask you, is there such a thing as too much? Are we rushing to condemn every little thing as sexist in the name of being feminist? Do you believe that simply because the symbol depicts only men, it ignores women? I recently saw a news segment asking that very same question. Traffic lights have, for a s long as they have existed, used only the symbol of a man. The que...


The virtue of finding beauty in the midst of chaos

Publicado 16 de noviembre de 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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It is hard to believe that one of the most unequal countries in the world according to the Gini index; a “poor” country where people live surrounded by an ever-lasting history of violence and huge polarization, can be called a happy country. Or to be more specific, a country where people are genuinely happy. However according to a Gallup international survey, Colombia has continually been one of the happiest countries in the world, in fact the happiest country in 2013. I wo...


Tolerance, mutual respect - together united for a shared future

Publicado 16 de noviembre de 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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On the occasion of the International day of tolerance -16th November 2014- I pondered on the importance of tolerance. Tolerance is of great value and one I feel young people should promote. Having been brought up in a household where my mother, father and grand mother all shared different religious beliefs but still despite an occasional debates we lived together in harmony. Furthermore I grew up in a country where differences in political opinions has divided the country. Differen...


Standardized Testing: Should it be required?

Publicado 15 de noviembre de 2014 no picture Grace O

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I recently studied for and took the SAT, the standardized test required for admission for many US universities. This process led me to do a lot of research about standardized testing, which has made me really think- should standardized testing be required? Standardized testing aims to test a student's basic ability, predict his/her success in college, and provide a good comparison between students. The ACT and SAT are both standardized tests, and standardized tests have many term...


What's on the local news?

Publicado 15 de noviembre de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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You may know about the situation in Ukraine. I would like to outline the main points about circumstances in the East of Ukraine and Crimea on November 5th – 12th. A violent change is being observed in the Eastern Ukraine after the November 2nd “elections in local governments” in Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic. DPR and LPR are self-proclaimed republics on the territory of Ukraine. But there is no country in the world which declared that. Large scal...


Voices of Youth INSPIRE: Pursue a Career You Are Interested In

Publicado 15 de noviembre de 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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As an inspiring young person, I am going to introduce a young cricketer of Nepal. Rijan Dhakal is a young cricket player of Nepal who participated in ACC U-16 cricket championship held in Malaysia in August 2014. Six countries including Nepal, Thailand, Singapore, Oman, Bahrain & Malaysia had participated the tournament in which Nepal had brought the trophy home against Malaysia in final, for the first time in the history of Nepal for this age group. Name: Rijan Dhakal...


Do young people really have a say?

Publicado 15 de noviembre de 2014 no picture Daanial Chaudhry

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In the UK we have coined a relatively new terms 'youth voice', and I'm sure many of you may have heard the same two words used, or similar. But what does this really mean to us, the youth of today, and the leaders of tomorrow? In my view, very little. It is my opinion, and it is shared by many whom I've spoken to that 'youth voice' is merely tokenism, so that the adults of this world can say "oh yes we've taken on the views of young people" or tick a box on their checklist....


If I were President...

Publicado 13 de noviembre de 2014 Avatar maryb

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I think we all have thought about how it would be if you were the President of your country. Every time it came to my mind, I told myself instantly “What a great deal of work would that be … “. Maybe it is not the attitude you expected, but think a little bit: there are a lot of responsibilities you have to take on and I think very few people are able to manage them with success. But, what if I woke up this morning and I was the president of Romania? I’m going to ignore the...


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